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      01-29-2008, 09:51 PM   #1
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To drop or not to drop

alo, I need some advice guys. I have the sport suspension on my 325i but I'm not sure if I should go with h&r sports. it's either suspension and intake or completely redo my custom quads with cat and resonator and muffler delete. I already have the muffler delete and I love it. It's just that the guy who did the quad setup really made it look like crap. Anyway, back to the topic, here's some pics of my current suspension setup.
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      01-29-2008, 09:57 PM   #2
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do what you want to do.. is you car man!

But if you really want our opinon, i think the height is good right now.. spend it on performace instead!
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      01-29-2008, 11:34 PM   #3
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Yup, I agree, the height doesnt look bad at all.
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      01-29-2008, 11:40 PM   #4
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I would drop it. I prefer no finger gap at all. When I had my 19s on with stock sports suspension, it irritated me so much to look at the car like that.

PS..what the hell is wrong with your wheels? Did you try to spray paint a time attack lip yourself?
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      01-29-2008, 11:43 PM   #5
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haha, it's vinyl. I'm thinking of powdercoating them matte back and going with a real time attack red stripe.
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      01-30-2008, 12:01 AM   #6
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would a h&r sport drop be enough? I won't be buying shocks for awhile.
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      01-30-2008, 12:02 AM   #7
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height is perfect. please don't honda slam your awesome bmw.

Personally, I'd lose the **********s sticker too. Putting DINAN or ACS on a car is one thing, putting some online retailer is another.

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The current height actually looks pretty good. So I'll just echo what everyone's been saying, you dont really need a drop at all.
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dont need a drop looks aggressive bro
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      01-30-2008, 03:38 AM   #10
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Looks good, do quads!
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      01-30-2008, 01:57 PM   #11
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looks nice on OEM suspension. i am very tempted in getting M6 reps on my E90. if u drop, please do NOT use OEM shocks. it will get ruined and you're be installing aftermarkets soon or just get coilovers.
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      01-30-2008, 02:14 PM   #12
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I think the ride height looks fine.

Do me a favor though, and rotate your center caps so they line up with the //M logo.
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      01-30-2008, 02:19 PM   #13
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i would drop it, i just like having no finger gap
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      01-30-2008, 03:12 PM   #14
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actually doesn't look too bad. probably due to your car being black.

but for myself, i prefer to go lower.
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I'm not a fan of the slammed look at all, but I realize I'm probably in the minority. I think it looks perfect the way it is...
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You have to judge for yourself if the roads and the area you live in would accomodate your car being lower than it is now.

If the roads are well maintained (i.e. no potholes) and you can afford to purchase a coilover kit and deal with the ride, then go for it.
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